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Defend

Meanings and phrases

defend

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. argue or speak in defense of; support; fend for
  2. be on the defensive; act against an attack
  3. protect against a challenge or attack; guard; hold
  4. fight against or resist strongly; fight; oppose; fight back; fight down
  5. protect or fight for as a champion; champion
  6. be the defense counsel for someone in a trial; represent
  7. state or assert; maintain

defend against

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Li Shigu sent Zhao to defend against the expected attack.
  • To defend against medical statutes, B.J.
  • In some cases, a check can be used to defend against such tactics.

defend themselves

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He also teaches the Eloi how to defend themselves.
  • He even taught school-age kids how to defend themselves in fights.
  • "More gendarmes turned up and our people tried to defend themselves.

defend his title

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 1 singles ranking as Nadal failed to defend his title.
  • Last year's champion Robert Wrenn did not defend his title.
  • Last year's champion Oliver Campbell did not defend his title.

not defend

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Partisans therefore did not defend villages.
  • He did not defend his seat in the 1945 general election.
  • Realizing he could not defend the town of Dehradun, Capt.

defend their title

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Syracuse was offered a chance to defend their title but declined.
  • Fiji defeated New Zealand 32–14 in the final to successfully defend their title.
  • The Chinese team were unable to defend their title because of the Cultural Revolution.

not to defend

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Although he is a religious man himself, Vergote's aim is not to defend any form of religion.
  • 2018 Jalisco Open – Singles Mirza Bašić was the defending champion but chose not to defend his title.
  • 2018 Tunis Open – Singles Simone Bolelli was the defending champion but chose not to defend his title.

unable to defend

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • General Dozier was unarmed and unable to defend himself.
  • Frank Chesterton was unable to defend his title due to severe rheumatism.
  • The Chinese team were unable to defend their title because of the Cultural Revolution.

successfully defend

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On April 6, he would successfully defend the title against ACH.
  • He went on to successfully defend the title an impressive 11 times.
  • He went on to successfully defend his title two years later at middle weight.

defend itself

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It can also defend itself against enemy aircraft" (Heyns 2013, §45).
  • It will defend itself with a bite, but kills its prey by suffocation.
  • He believed that the Yeshuv in Palestine was strong enough to defend itself.

able to defend

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A year later, Finn was able to defend the title of national champion in Southport.
  • In the subsequent federal elections of 2013 and 2017 he was able to defend his seat.
  • Also, stationary troops were expected to be able to defend better against pila throws.

order to defend

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Aurelie reluctantly takes a karate class in order to defend herself.
  • The Claw of Archimedes is a weapon that he is said to have designed in order to defend the city of Syracuse.
  • Young gives the example of how the use of violence in order to defend oneself is a justifiable in certain situations.

help defend

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Later that year he was ordered to help defend the County of Tyrol.
  • On 30 December 1915, the regiment landed in Alexandria to help defend Egypt.
  • On 12 May, Hikmatyar's forces arrived in Kabul to help defend against the Taliban.

defend the city

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A Civic Guard was soon established to defend the city.
  • Subsequent to this, new walls were built to defend the city and the fleet on the Danube improved.
  • It was mainly for this industrial reason that the Confederates fought so hard to defend the city.

defend the title

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The following year they managed to defend the title.
  • On April 6, he would successfully defend the title against ACH.
  • He went on to successfully defend the title an impressive 11 times.

failed to defend

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 1 singles ranking as Nadal failed to defend his title.
  • Later, Oman also failed to defend their positions after losing 0–2 to Iran.
  • In 1989, he failed to defend his title at Budapest, finishing 5th behind Saïd Aouita.

did not defend

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Partisans therefore did not defend villages.
  • He did not defend his seat in the 1945 general election.
  • Last year's champion Robert Wrenn did not defend his title.
E.g.
  • In turn, these Tutsis formed a militia to defend themselves against attacks.
  • Edwards ordered cannon distributed to allow towns to defend themselves against attack.
  • Early experiments suggested that the viceroys use Batesian mimicry to defend themselves against predators.

attempted to defend

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She attempted to defend her title at Nottingham 1986 but finished fifth.
  • Initially they attempted to defend the Tempe pass to prevent the loss of Thessaly.
  • The Confederates attempted to defend with the Bayou Teche Campaign, but surrendered after Vicksburg.

tried to defend

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "More gendarmes turned up and our people tried to defend themselves.
  • Williamson tried to defend the woman, and in doing so befriended her.
  • Galesic tried to defend himself against the submission by raining punches on Sakuraba.

defend her title

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She attempted to defend her title at Nottingham 1986 but finished fifth.
  • Venissa Head was the only woman to defend her title, doing so in the discus throw.
  • The ladies champion Heather Ward moved to South Africa and did not defend her title.

attempt to defend

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Erlend is killed in an attempt to defend the cabin, and the others secure the cabin.
  • The Gigants are sentient, and will also attempt to defend themselves, taking part in battles.
  • That same crew were selected for Račice 1993 to attempt to defend their title – they placed fourth.

used to defend

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In some cases, a check can be used to defend against such tactics.
  • Later in 1943, the fighter in all of its variants was used to defend northern and central Italy.
  • The squadron was equipped with Royal Aircraft Factory F.E.2 biplane fighters which were used to defend against Zeppelin attacks.

forced to defend

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Smith was then forced to defend his own scheme.
  • The next day, Lance is accosted by some members of the House of Clubs and is forced to defend himself.
  • During his tenure at Fort Monroe, Miles was forced to defend himself against charges that Davis was being mistreated.

trying to defend

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The defenders fled to mountains rather than trying to defend the town.
  • Peter stepped into the ring as the champion trying to defend his title.
  • Ensign Wetherell was killed while trying to defend MacCarthy's body and Williams taken prisoner.
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